The Dragon Murder Case (1934)





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In this mystery, Detective Philo Vance investigates the mysterious death of a wealthy man who goes swimming in the pool on his estate and dies. His body is later discovered to have been scratched with a dragon's claws.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Warner Bros.


Warren William
as Philo Vance
Margaret Lindsay
as Bernice Stamm
Lyle Talbot
as Gale Leland
Eugene Pallette
as Sgt. Ernest Heath
Helen Lowell
as Mrs. Stamm
Robert McWade
as District Attorney John F.X. Markham
Robert H. Barrat
as Rudolph Stamm
George Meeker
as Monty Montague
Etienne Girardot
as Dr. Doremus
Charles C. Wilson
as Hennessey
Robert Warwick
as Dr. Holliday
Wilfred Lucas
as Sergeant
Hedwiga Reicher
as Mrs. Schwartz
Bruce Mitchell
as Commander
Milton Kibbee
as Attendant
Sam McDaniel
as Attendant
Eddie Shubert
as Detective
Cliff Saum
as Detective
Charles Wilson
as Hennessey
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Critic Reviews for The Dragon Murder Case

All Critics (1)

A moderately interesting murder tale with Warren William as Philo Vance, looking into a tragic drowning at a ritzy estate that could be murder.

Full Review… | March 10, 2013
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Audience Reviews for The Dragon Murder Case


Solid little ?B? mystery, the film moves along at a very brisk pace, good performances from everyone, but it?s Eugene Pallette that stands out. It?s light, simple and very entertaining. Good mystery, and it?s along the line of Charlie Chan movies.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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